Thursday, 18 May 2017

Dutch paddle steamship 2nd class Zr. Ms. Bromo returned in the Netherlands from the Dutch East Indies according to the Dutch newspaper Middelburgsche Courant dated Thursday 29 January 1852

Model Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Original source

An item reported that the Dutch steamship Zr. Ms. Bromo master lieutenant J.W. Stoll arrived on Sunday afternoon coming from Batavia, Dutch East Indies with as last stop Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.(1)

1. Paddle steamship 2nd class, call sign GQDS, laid down at the navy yard at Rotterdam, Netherlands by C.J. Glavimans on 18 November 1840, launched on 4 May 1842, stricken in 1871, displacement 546 tons dimensions 52,00 (waterline) x 10,00 (inner hull) x 4,4 (fore)-4,80 (aft) x 6,03 (depth) on metres, building costs ƒ 508.960.00. 1 funnel, 3 masts, a horsepower of 220 hp and an armament of 8 guns.